Brigham Young University tops best value list

September 18, 2013 A ranking of the best-value private law schools puts Brigham Young University at the top of the list. National Jurist’s best-value rankings are based on tuition, debt, cost of living, percentage of employed grads and bar pass rates.

BYU was the only school to be awarded an A grade in the ranking, and it’s the only private law school on National Jurist’s overall list of best-value law schools, which is due to be released in October.
The top five private law schools on the list were:

• Brigham Young University - which was awarded an A grade. The average student debt of 2012 graduates was $56,112, and 63.9% of 2012 graduates were known to be employed in long-term, full-time legal jobs.

• Baylor University School of Law - which was awarded a B grade. The average indebtedness of 2012 graduates with law school debts was $99,852, and 68.3% of 2012 graduates were known to be employed in long-term, full-time legal jobs.

• Notre Dame Law School - which was awarded a B grade. The average indebtedness of 2012 graduates with law school debts was $101,512, and 66.8% of 2012 graduates were known to be employed in long-term, full-time legal jobs.

• Duquesne University - which was awarded a B grade. The average indebtedness of 2012 graduates with law school debts was $100,081, and 52.7% of 2012 graduates were known to be employed in long-term, full-time legal jobs.

• Hamline University - which was awarded a B grade. The average indebtedness of 2012 graduates with law school debts was $104,647, and 42.6% of 2012 graduates were known to be employed in long-term, full-time legal jobs.

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